9 December 2008,
Price realised USD 15,000
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED PLATE
CIRCA 590 B.C.
With five padded dancers, all moving right with their arms raised, one forward, one back, rosettes of various sizes in the field, four concentric circles in the center, rays on the outturned rim; the underside with concentric circles; details in added red
8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diameter
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For a plate attributed to the Chimaera Group with similar treatment to the underside see pl. 65:3 in Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period.
with Charles Ede, London, 1999 (Corinthian Pottery X, no. 9).
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